Rita’s Italian Ice

30 10, 2023

Rita’s Italian Ice: The Scoop on Success

2023-11-01T12:41:17-04:00October 30th, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

According to a recent report by Grand View Research, the national frozen dessert market was valued at $30.95 billion in 2021 and is projected to rise at a rate of 4.6% by 2030. The study suggests that novelty flavors and product launches will be key drivers for industry growth. By Lizzy Yeserski


30 05, 2023

Rita’s Italian Ice: Delicious New Products, Infinitely More Happiness

2023-05-30T14:59:32-04:00May 30th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

For Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard, “Ice Custard Happiness” is more than just a tagline – it’s the frozen dessert franchise’s philosophy. Rita’s is taking happiness to the next level by introducing bold, fresh flavors and game-changing products to the menu. By Lizzy Yeserski


29 03, 2023

Rita’s Italian Ice: A Sweet Deal

2023-03-29T21:40:42-04:00March 29th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

From its beginnings on a front porch outside of Philadelphia in 1984, Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard has grown into the largest Italian ice chain in the world – putting smiles on the faces of guests and franchisees in more than 550 locations in 31 states. By  Patty Horansky


31 01, 2023

Rita’s Italian Ice: A Day in the Life of a Franchisee

2023-01-31T15:14:55-05:00January 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Steve Wilkos wanted to invest in a franchise that allowed him to use his 30-plus years of buying and merchandising experience and teach his two sons about the skills needed for successful business management. Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard provided exactly what he was looking for. By Heidi Lubrani


30 08, 2022

Rita’s Italian Ice: The Heart Behind Rita’s

2022-08-30T14:44:04-04:00August 30th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Since 1984, Rita’s has been serving up smiles with its famous Italian ice and frozen desserts. The company grew from its modest beginnings on Founder Bob Tumolo’s porch to franchising its scalable business model across the country. By Kelsi Trinidad


30 09, 2021

Rita’s Italian Ice: Ice, Custard, Happiness

2021-09-30T14:59:06-04:00September 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Linda Chadwick, president and CEO of Rita’s Italian Ice, has been in the franchise industry for over 30 years. What started as a team member position years ago, working on a sandwich board for Burger King, resulted in a love of the industry and so much more. By Cindy Charette


31 08, 2021

Rita’s Italian Ice: A Scoop of Happiness and the Comfort of 37 Years of Experience

2021-09-02T09:51:05-04:00August 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Imagine starting a new career where the toughest decision you make is just how much happiness can you handle? Rita Veras, Franchise Sales Manager at Rita’s Franchise Company, LLC, can vouch for that. “Our mission, as we call it, is that we want to be the happiest frozen treat experience in the world for you,” said Veras. By Heidi Lubrani